What is another word for coots?

Pronunciation: [kˈuːts] (IPA)

Coots are water birds that belong to the Rallidae family. These birds are commonly found in marshes, swamps, and lakes. Apart from coots, there are several other synonyms for this bird, including mud hen, water hen, marsh hen, moor hen, and swamp hen. Mud hen and water hen are perhaps the most commonly used synonyms for coots in North America. Marsh hen and swamp hen, on the other hand, are more commonly used in Europe. Moor hen is used specifically for the Eurasian species of coots. These synonyms are used interchangeably by birdwatchers, researchers, and environmentalists who are interested in the behavior, ecology, and conservation of these fascinating birds.

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Usage examples for Coots

It seems rather remarkable that my fisherman-owl did not make a try at the coots that were so plenty about him.
"Ways of Wood Folk"
William J. Long
But he was not after the coots.
"Ways of Wood Folk"
William J. Long
He is trying to drift down close to that flock of coots before they see him."
"Ways of Wood Folk"
William J. Long

Famous quotes with Coots

  • I won't lock my doors or bar them either if any of the old coots in the pictures out in the hall want to come out of their frames for a friendly chat.
    Bess Truman

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